Metro, Prizm 2000-2002

Oil Pan

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Removal & Installation



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions section.
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  3. Drain the engine oil.
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  5. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable
     
    Front pipe from the exhaust manifold and separate it from the center/resonator pipe
     
    Catalytic converter
     
    Crankshaft Position (CKP) sensor
     
    Flywheel inspection cover
     
    Oil pan
     
    Oil pump strainer and bracket
     

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  7. Clean the mating surface of the oil pan and the cylinder block.
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  9. Clean the oil pan and oil pump strainer.

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    Fig. Exploded view of the oil pan and strainer-Metro

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To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    New oil pump strainer seal
     
    Oil pump strainer to the cylinder block and torque the bolts to 97 inch lbs. (11 Nm)
     
    Oil pan to the cylinder block after applying a continuous bead of sealant around the oil pan. Torque the bolts to 97 inch lbs. (11 Nm) starting in the center and working outward.
     
    CKP sensor
     
    Flywheel inspection cover
     
    Front pipe to the exhaust manifold
     
    Center pipe to the front pipe
     
    Catalytic converter
     
    Negative battery cable
     

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  3. Fill the engine with new oil.
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  5. Start the vehicle and check for leaks, repair if necessary.
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  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Drain the engine oil.
  4.  
  5. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable
     
    Right side lower splash shield
     
    Flywheel inspection cover (if equipped with manual transmission)
     
    Oil pan
     

  6.  

To install:

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Fig. To ensure a leak-free seal, apply sealer as shown-Prizm 1.8L engine

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Oil pan with a new gasket and torque the bolts to 97 inch lbs. (11 Nm) starting in the center and working outward
     
    Flywheel inspection cover, if removed
     
    Right side lower splash shield
     
    Negative battery cable
     

  2.  
  3. Start the vehicle and check for leaks, repair if necessary.
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